Puri: With a message to save trees and promote plantation, Kolkata resident, Bipin Chandra Pal arrived in Puri today as a part of his all-India tour on bicycle.
While addressing school students, Pal said that there is a need that every individual should plant a tree.
Speaking to OTV, Pal said, "Every individual should plant a tree and it should be named after parents and teachers so that the thought of cutting them will never come to mind," said Pal.
"Bipin has been travelling across the country to spread his message of how tree plantation will help in preventing natural disasters not only in India but globally," educationist, Pramod Acharya said.
Pal started his tour on July 10 last year and has covered 13,000 kilometres across 10 states till now. He has spread his awareness messages in 8000 schools, informed sources.
After leaving Odisha, Pal will cover Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana and will finally return to Kolkata.